Waden looks toward repeating successes of senior year at Mississippi State

STARKVILLE – Gabby Waden set out to expand her volleyball career at a Southeastern Conference school not known for success on the court. Four years later, the former Blythewood High School standout has ticked off all of her personal goals, and helped forge the Mississippi State volleyball team into both a perennial contender for the […]

Former Bengal standouts Waden & Bell make moves in SEC play

Former Bengal volleyball standouts Gabby Waden and Bella Bell continue to make their names known in the SEC. Most recently, Waden, a senior at Mississippi State, was named SEC Player of the Week and Offensive Player of the Week. Gabby Waden OXFORD, Miss.  –  Facing two match points in the third set and a 20-16 […]

Gabby Waden leads the way

STARKVILLE – It’s hard enough to head off to college a semester early as a 17-year-old. Now imagine being a 17-year-old expected to be a top-level athlete in the Southeastern Conference. And oh, by the way, you’re recovering from a torn ACL to boot. That’s the situation Mississippi State volleyball’s Gabby Waden found herself in […]

Waden named All-SEC

STARKVILLE – Blythewood High School alum Gabby Waden was one of 18 players to earn an All-SEC selection for the 20-21 season. Waden, a junior right side hitter, finished the season sixth in the SEC in kills (3.85 per set) and eight in points (4.11 per set). Waden’s .322 hitting percentage is the fourth best […]

Gabby Waden kills it in Starkville

STARKVILLE, MISS – Some say the athletic jump from high school to college is challenging, but Blythewood High School alum Gabby Waden has made it look easy. Waden, who graduated from Blythewood in 2018, racked up over 1000 kills and 500 blocks in her four-year tenure as a Bengal. After dipping her toe in the […]

Waden brings teammates home for dinner

BLYTHEWOOD – Former Bengal and current Mississippi State volleyball standout Gabby Waden returned to the Midlands over the weekend for a Sunday match with the University of South Carolina. Though the Gamecocks took a 3-0 win over the Bulldogs, Waden tallied 11 kills and 6 digs while back in Columbia.  Waden, a middle blocker and […]